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Playing Great of Late (Minus the Eight)

Just wanted to share a fantastic bit of work done by Nights, one of our many enthusiastic and intelligent readers, who evaluated how the NHL landscape would look without the first 8 games of...

Welcome Back Antropov and Kubina (not)

Tonight, the Atlanta Thrashers will visit the Toronto Maple Leafs at the ACC, and it will be the return of both Nik Antropov and Pavel Kubina. Exelby is in for Finger, so he'll get...

Rumor: Atlanta to offer Kovalchuk record-breaking contract

Looks like we can get ready to cross off another free agent target off the list. A few weeks after Blue Jackets sniper Rick Nash agreed to an 8 year, $62.5M contract to stay...

UPDATE: Kubina – Thrashers Finally Done

Official Deal: Kubina + Tim Stapleton for Garnet Exelby + Colin Stuart. Turns out it's Garnet Exelby + a few other parts coming back. Looks to be a salary cap clearance more than anything for...

Kubina Traded to the Thrashers?

The Star is reporting.. Colby Armstrong + pick the rumoured return. Update: hearing it's the Thrashers' 2nd but I'm trying to confirm... talk of a prospect being involved as well.

A Collection of League-Wide Rumors

(Cross-posted at Checking From Behind) 4:20 PM Fan 590 suggests the Dallas Stars have offered the #8 selection and Ondrej Roman or Perttu Lindgren for Tomas Kaberle. 3:00 PM Thanks to Andrew Stoeten for finding this tidbit: "Columbus is...

Pre-Draft Rumour Roundup

With only one day remaining before the draft, the NHL rumour mill is of course running rampant. Here is an update on the latest "non-source" chatter I've been hearing regarding draft moves, trade possibilities, and...

Stating Precedents

Celebrating a decade of squandered potential and faded dreams, the draft of 1999 turned out shallower than an infant’s paddling pool, yet despite being regarded as an acrimonious footnote in league history the draft...

Pre-Draft Rumours Heating Up

The latest from a trusted source: "Burke may have been playing possum in order to move up to get Duchene when he was saying he wanted Tavares but no one is indulging him.... Rumor is that...

Mock-Up: Projecting The Top 10

This time of year pretty much everyone is doing a mock draft of some sort.  So, with one week to go until the Entry Draft, I figure it's time I chip in with my...

Maple Leafs sign Vermont’s Viktor Stalberg

According to TSN, the Maple Leafs continued their signing spree on Tuesday morning, inking University of Vermont foward Viktor Stalberg to a two-year entry level contract. The 23-year old powerforward could potentially join the...

What Would YOU Do… on July 1st!

So you're Brian Burke and it's July 1st. Who do you go after? And what is the contract you offer? So like always in this corner, this is all hypothetical. Below is a list of Unrestricted...

Points System: Revealing Results

With Files from Gil Brown The current point system is most equitable for playoff races in January and individual franchise marketing, beginning as early as midseason. Part of the logic behind Detroit Red Wing's GM Ken...

Points System: Could Schenn Have Been a Duck?

With Files from Gil Brown Brian Burke doesn't take credit for the Maple Leafs drafting Luke Schenn 5th overall in 2008, but he's sure glad they did.  Under different circumstances, which we'll get into over...

The Big Lie

When it comes to trade rumours, generally the first thing we look at is the salary cap, and how much cap space the teams in question have available.  But how important is the cap,...

Crunching the Numbers on the League’s Top Crunchers

As has been the case for most of this season, rookie defenseman Luke Schenn was one of the lone brights spots as the Toronto Maple Leafs came away with yet another disappointing result on...

Enough is Enough (Burke Update 2:40)

The Leafs held a press conference today with Brian Burke. Here are some interesting comments on behalf of the new President and GM. * Brian Burke will refuse to trade players (for the most part)...

Leafs Pre-Game Tidbits

An ailing crop of defenders, a change of scenery, and a night off. After the Leafs got word that Jonas Frogren will be out of the lineup for up to six weeks after suffering two...
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